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2 edition of flora of the Adirondacks. found in the catalog.

flora of the Adirondacks.

George T. Stevens

flora of the Adirondacks.

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Published by J. Munsell in Albany .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • Essex County.,
  • Adirondack Mountains.
    • Subjects:
    • Botany -- New York (State) -- Essex County.,
    • Botany -- New York (State) -- Adirondack Mountains.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Geo. T. Stevens, M.D. Read before the Albany institute, February, 1867.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK177 .S8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18 p.
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6958118M
      LC Control Number05023762

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